Friday, January 23, 2015
We want to let you know about a great symposium put together by the Journal of International Law at Southwestern Law School. The Symposium is entitled The Global Struggle for Women’s Equality. It will be held at the Southwestern downtown LA campus on Friday, February 13. Some great speakers, including speakers who focus on combating women’s economic inequality; speakers who are fighting sex trafficking and slavery; speakers who are fighting for women’s equality within the political arena (our own NWPC LA Westside Karriann Farrell Hinds!); and, speakers who are operating cutting edge law school programs on women’s international rights, health and human rights, and, gender and refugee studies. The keynote speaker, Paula Donovan, has a long history of advocacy on behalf of women. The program is complementary for NWPC LA members.
Please RSVP as soon as possible!
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Monday, January 12, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The National Women’s Political Caucus of Los Angeles County issues endorsements for the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Community Colleges
Los Angeles, CA: On Saturday, January 10, 2015, the Los Angeles County chapters of the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) interviewed candidates and made endorsements in the election for the Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees:
Endorsement for Sydney Kamlager, an education policy advisor, for seat No. 3.
Endorsement for Joyce Burrell Garcia, an educator, for seat No. 7.
Jane Hasler Henick, director of political action for the NWPC L.A. Westside stated, “These women exemplify the experience and the knowledge needed to serve on the Board of Trustees. We were impressed with their commitment to increase access to community colleges and for robust courses in career fields for all students and to special attention to barriers to the advancement of women and girls, students, faculty and staff.”
NWPC is a multi-partisan organization that works to get pro-choice women elected and appointed to public office.
Endorsement for candidates from the NWPC brings votes, volunteers and contributions from the five local chapters: San Fernando Valley, L.A. Metro, Greater Pasadena, South Bay, and L.A. Westside.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Originally from Rhode Island, Tori attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Political Communications.
Tori has played a game-changing role in building support for candidates and issues nationwide. Prior to joining Cerrell Associates, Tori served as a lead manager of the Strategic Research Department for President Obama’s successful 2012 reelection campaign. She served in a similar capacity on the President’s initial campaign in 2008.
She began her first foray into politics while still in college, interning on the presidential campaign of then-U.S. Senator John Kerry. Following graduation, she spent a decade working on various political campaigns across the country, including for U.S. Senators and labor-backed initiatives.